Thelma Lee Woodberry, 90, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Woodberry was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Eagle Mills, Ark. She was a housekeeper and member of St. James AME Church.

Survivors include seven sons, James Edward Woodberry, Robert Lynn Woodberry, Donald Ray Woodberry and Claude Henry Woodberry of Texarkana, William Charles Woodberry of Warrenton, Mo., Charlie DeWayne Woodberry of Phoenix and Dennis Earl Woodberry of Atlanta; four daughters, Ledell Beed and Lela Woodberry of Texarkana, Margaret White of Stockton, Calif., and Shelia Rodgers of Las Vegas; two brothers; three sisters; 23 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Reid Sr. officiating. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens under direction of Lyles Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The family will be at 4703 Charleston St., Texarkana, Ark.

Online registration is at

lylesfuneralhomeinc.com.



Published: 10/05/2012